Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Kelowna, BC, CA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $89 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Kelowna. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Enjoy Kelowna in vacation home rentals

On the shore of the scenic Okanagan Lake, Kelowna is a laid-back town that's known for its lakefront beaches, epic natural beauty, and a wealth of year-round outdoor activities. Nature lovers flock to the town for its boating, fishing, and hiking in the summer, and its ample sites for downhill and cross-country skiing during the winter. It's also home to a number of museums, wineries, parks, and independent restaurants and cafes. With a Kelowna vacation rental, you'll feel just like a local British Columbian in this charming, lakeside community.

Things to do

From zins to zen, Kelowna has it going on

Thanks to the mild climate of the Okanagan Valley, you can find a number of vineyards and wineries in the region, and wine tasting is a hit with couples and groups. At the Okanagan Mission museum, a preserved 19th-century building, you can learn about the area's native people and its Catholic settlers. Or you can get all zen at the tranquil Kasugai Garden—here, you can stroll along walking paths, through landscaped gardens featuring Japanese plants, a koi pond, and a number of serene, stone-and-wood buildings.

Activities

What to do near Kelowna vacation homes

With the lake at your doorstep and plenty of mountains, forests, and parks in the surrounding area, Kelowna is truly a paradise for the outdoorsy. Boating and watersports on Okanagan Lake are popular, and you can find a number of outfitters offering canoe and kayak rentals in town. The lake also boasts a number of beaches, so if sunbathing's your thing, you won't be disappointed. Skiing and snowboarding are major draws during the winter months, and you can find plenty of slopes for all skill levels at the 2 nearby ski resorts.

Weather

Local weather for your stay in Kelowna vacation homes

Kelowna has a humid continental climate, with hot, dry summers and cold, overcast winters, as well as distinct intermediate seasons in between. Summer highs peak at 82 degrees in July and August, while average winter highs hover just above freezing in December and January. Spring and fall are relatively short, with temperatures changing fairly quickly from hot to cold (or vice-versa). With plenty to do in both the summer and winter seasons, you'll find that prices on Kelowna vacation rentals tend not to change much from one season to the next.

Natural features

Natural Kelowna—may the forest be with you

On the shore of Okanagan Lake, Kelowna lies in the center of the Okanagan Valley, a low-lying basin that's known for its sunny, mediterranean climate. Just south of town, Okanagan Mountain Provincial Park is home to more than 27,000 acres of forested wilderness on the eastern side of Okanagan Lake. The park's steep, wooded mountainsides and rocky peaks provide a habitat to countless species of local wildlife, including elk, moose, and mountain goats, as well as coyote, deer, and several types of birds. Your Kelowna vacation rental will put some of British Columbia's most pristine wilderness just outside your door.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Kelowna

The nearest airport is in Kelowna Intl. Airport (YLW), located 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Penticton, BC (YYF-Penticton Regional), which is 29.9 mi (48.1 km) away.

Family friendly

Family fun near Kelowna vacation homes

Families with kids have endless options for fun-filled attractions in Kelowna. Vacation rentals are close to places like Bear Creek Provincial Park, a park with a lake, beaches, campsites, hiking trails, and a playground, and Kangaroo Creek Farm, a facility with kangaroos and wallabies to see with up-close encounters. Kids will also like H2O Fitness + Adventure Centre, an indoor water park with large slides, a wave pool, and a full-service gym.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation rentals in Kelowna

Kelowna has an array of romantic places to explore on a couple’s getaway. Vacation homes are available near places like Knox Mountain Park, a scenic park with activities like beach swimming, mountain biking, and disc golf, and Waterfront Park, a picturesque lakefront city park with cascading falls, green expanses, and scenic views. You'll also like Mission Creek Regional Park, a creekside park with picturesque scenery and seasonal fish spawning.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Kelowna?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it wants to go on vacation. It's time to pack your bags and zip off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Kelowna:

  • Around 25 miles from the center of Kelowna, you'll want to keep coming back to "Private Guesthouse Amongst The Four Shadows Vineyard And Onsite Winery". It has 1 bedroom and handy features including a video library and a nearby hospital.
  • Another appealing choice is "Naramata Bench's Newest Vacation Rental", which is around 25 miles from Kelowna. Offering 5 bedrooms, a dryer and a stereo, it has everything you need to make your visit comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Kelowna vacation rental for you.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Kelowna?

From time to time, you just want to get away from the busyness of daily life. That's where Vrbo comes in. We've got a fantastic selection of log cabin vacation rentals in and around Kelowna where you can commune with nature. Try these on for size:

  • "Historical Log Cabin" is the ideal combination of outdoor adventure and creature comforts. Make use of amenities here such as an oven and a kitchen.
  • After a busy day out in Mother Nature, unwind at "Modern Log Cabin On Okanagan Lake". This cozy property offers off-street parking options and a garden.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Kelowna?

Get far away from the rat race at one of our weekend getaways in or near Kelowna. Whether you want to catch up with friends or spend valued time with the fam, there'll be something to suit your needs. These are some of our top-rated options:

  • "La Petite - Lower Mission Comforts Of Home" is around 4 miles south of Kelowna and will be just the thing to refresh your spirit. You'll like the useful amenities here, including a boat and internet services.
  • Alternatively, toss a few clothes in a small suitcase and set out for "Orchard House In Bx Close To Vernon". This popular property is about 30 miles northeast of Kelowna and offers golf and nearby birdwatching activities.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Kelowna?

Absolutely! If you're hunting down a simple yet stylish stay, you can't go past a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often conveniently found in the center of town. Check out the following options in or near Kelowna:

  • After a fun-filled day of urban exploration, kick back and relax at "Private Guesthouse Amongst The Four Shadows Vineyard And Onsite Winery". A free nearby fitness center and a barbecue grill are just two of the amenities on offer here.
  • An equally good property is "Downtown Penticton - Within 12 Min Walk To Beach". Don't let its modest size fool you — this cozy apartment is packed with useful amenities like a hair dryer, nearby birdwatching activities and plenty more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Kelowna?

From affordable studio apartments to sprawling vacation homes, Vrbo has your whirlwind escape sorted. Here are two of our favorite stays in and around Kelowna:

  • For a memorable few nights away, settle in at "Luxury Waterfront - Downtown - Spectacular Decor". It's nice and close to the center of Kelowna, along with plenty of things to see and do.
  • Another awesome option is "Downtown Penticton - Within 12 Min Walk To Beach". Round up your crew and enjoy a comfortable stay close to the heart of Kelowna.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Kelowna?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend rendezvous. If you're eager to spend a couple of relaxing nights away with your sweetheart, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Kelowna that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Slip away on Friday afternoon for a few passion-filled evenings at "Private Guesthouse Amongst The Four Shadows Vineyard And Onsite Winery". Around 25 miles from Kelowna, it comes with lots of nice touches, like beauty services and winery tours.
  • Another option where you can spend a few precious days together is "Naramata Bench's Newest Vacation Rental". Around 25 miles from Kelowna, beauty services and a fireplace add to the ambiance here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Kelowna?

A pool is often an all-important amenity when deciding where to spend your vacation, especially if you're getting away with the kids. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Kelowna and spend your days splashing around:

  • Treat your crew to an unforgettable stay at "Orchard House In Bx Close To Vernon". There's a lot to love about this retreat besides its pool, such as a fenced pool and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • "011 - 02 - Room Category - - House Hedum" is the type of place you go to escape from it all and enjoy your surroundings, starting with its awesome pool. A microwave oven and a kitchen are also on hand to make your stay nice and comfortable.

Not sure how to pack for your Kelowna escape? This enticing destination has a subarctic climate. In summer, expect average temperatures ranging from 50 ºF to 70 ºF. Scroll through our range of Kelowna vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Kelowna?

Privacy, space and comfort are crucial for any successful family trip, and Vrbo's range of large family vacation rentals in and around Kelowna offer an ideal solution. Check out these for starters:

  • Suitable for up to 10 guests spread over 5 bedrooms, "Naramata Bench's Newest Vacation Rental" is a popular choice with large families. It features pet-friendly facilities and childrens activities and is located around 25 miles to the south of Kelowna.
  • "Orchard House In Bx Close To Vernon" is another good option with 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 guests. Offering a range of conveniences like a kitchen and a smart TV, you'll find this rental property 30 miles northeast of Kelowna.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Kelowna?

Escape the daily grind and treat your loved ones to a vacation of a different sort. Stay in one of these family cabins in or near Kelowna and get the camping experience — but with all the creature comforts!

  • "Staycation Destination - Cosy Cabin" - This sought-after escape offers a nearby laundromat and pet-friendly facilities and is located around 30 miles to the northeast of central Kelowna.
  • "Private Cabin In Orchard Setting" - Another great choice, this property comes with a swimming pool, internet access and more. You'll find it around 14 miles to the north of Kelowna.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Kelowna vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Are there vacation rentals with hot tubs in or near Kelowna?

After an epic day of discovering the sights, nothing feels more indulgent than sliding into a hot tub to soothe your tired body — along with your busy mind. Vrbo has vacation rentals with hot tubs in or near Kelowna that'll help you chill on an entirely different level.

  • Escape to "Kelowna - One Bedroom + Den - Available Aug 18 To 29" and it could be tricky to tear yourself away from those warm, relaxing waters. Also make use of other amenities such as a swimming pool and a spa tub.
  • "Top Floor Unit With A View" is another place where you can take a piping hot plunge. It has other luxuries too, like a fireplace and a swimming pool.

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